French settlers in Louisiana merged with African Americans, Afro-Caribbeans and others to create Cajun and Zydeco musical traditions.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
A marvel of engineering, architecture, and vision, the story of the Beaux Arts structure on 42nd street that forever changed midtown Manhattan.
The personal journey of three generations of a Japanese American family, including their stint in internment camps during World War II.
The country's oldest beauty contest has become a battleground and a barometer for the position of women in society.
For the first time on television, God in America will explore the historical role of religion in the public life of the United States.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A wry philosophical essay on what makes baseball the great American pastime.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.